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  0 Thread: Chinese Characters on Turned Plates
Post: RE: Chinese Characters on Turned Plates

Dusty Workshop Wrote: (12-24-2017, 12:15 PM) -- I am curious what other symbols that you chose. Does cherry carve easily? -- So far, have also done "Faith" (1st one below) and "Family" (2nd one ...
Wdcrvr Woodturning 3 2,013 12-24-2017, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Chinese Characters on Turned Plates
Post: Chinese Characters on Turned Plates

I like to combine turning and simple carving.  Saw a recent project by Mary May where she carved a Chinese proverb on a round wooden disc.  I liked the idea of Chinese characters on a turned wooden pl...
Wdcrvr Woodturning 3 2,013 12-23-2017, 12:41 PM
  0 Thread: Leather honing wheels for Tormek
Post: RE: Leather honing wheels for Tormek

REF:  "these shaped profiles can hone inside, and the flat leather wheel can hone the outside of the sweep.  Done.  " Absolutely ... the tormek leather profile and flat leather wheels are my go to ...
Wdcrvr Woodworking Hand Tools 2 1,517 11-07-2017, 04:11 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone increase a tablesaw dust collection connection size?
Post: RE: Anyone increase a tablesaw dust collection con...

Hi Mike, I have a Grizzly 1023RL that I  bought and modified for increased dust collection in 2012.  It has a shrouded blade with ~2 inch flex duct exhausting at rear bottom of the back of the saw ...
Wdcrvr Woodworking Power Tools 20 9,646 11-04-2017, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Bks: Anarchist's Tool Chest + Essential Wdwrkr
Post: RE: Bks: Anarchist's Tool Chest + Essential Wdwrkr

Both books have been sold.
Wdcrvr Tool Swap N' Sell 7 4,911 10-29-2017, 06:38 PM
  0 Thread: Bks: Anarchist's Tool Chest + Essential Wdwrkr
Post: Bks: Anarchist's Tool Chest + Essential Wdwrkr

Have held on to these two classic woodworking hardcover books too long ... need to move them on to another woodworker.   Both are in excellent condition. Anarchist's Tool Chest by Schwarz: $33 + US...
Wdcrvr Tool Swap N' Sell 7 4,911 10-29-2017, 11:34 AM
  0 Thread: Three Knight Planes
Post: RE: Three Knight Planes

Ok ... sold to Marc.   PM sent.  Tom
Wdcrvr Tool Swap N' Sell 7 3,938 10-27-2017, 09:56 PM
  0 Thread: Three Knight Planes
Post: Three Knight Planes

Had 3 wooden planes custom made in 2007 by Steve Knight.  Steve did a very nice job crafting them; however I preferred my Stanleys so never used the woodies.   I don't care to hold on to them another ...
Wdcrvr Tool Swap N' Sell 7 3,938 10-27-2017, 05:23 PM
  0 Thread: CARVING on a Teak Platter
Post: RE: CARVING on a Teak Platter

Nicely done ... a keepsake for sure.   Woodcarving is time consuming and sometimes tedious ... your photos of incremental progress were enjoyable to see.   I've been carving and wood turning for so...
Wdcrvr Woodturning 23 11,885 10-25-2017, 01:18 PM
  0 Thread: Photo Plates
Post: RE: Photo Plates

Appreciate the positive feedback.  Here is added info regarding couple of questions that have been posted: a. What is a photo plate and where did I get them?   Got them from Whitewall ... https...
Wdcrvr Woodturning 6 6,583 12-24-2016, 12:45 PM
  0 Thread: Photo Plates
Post: Photo Plates

Just finished a number of Christmas gift photo plates.  Shown here is one of them ... a one inch thick x 6 inch diameter Red Cedar plate.  The metal photo disc is 4 inches diameter and sits in a reces...
Wdcrvr Woodturning 6 6,583 12-23-2016, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Tormek 2000
Post: RE: Tormek 2000

I have a Tormek 2000 purchased in 2005 and still running well with original wheel and leather stropping accessory.  I also have a slow speed grinder ... upgraded the wheels to two 180 grit CBN wheels ...
Wdcrvr Woodturning 5 3,621 07-25-2016, 07:18 PM
  0 Thread: Making Some Handles for Hand Saw Files
Post: Made my First Handle ... Appreciate your Ideas

Ok ... appreciate the helpful and timely feedback. Opted to try simple first. Happened to have a couple of different sized taper point drills that appeared to match the profile of my 7" Extra Slim (...
Wdcrvr Woodworking Hand Tools 7 6,830 04-12-2016, 05:27 PM
  0 Thread: Making Some Handles for Hand Saw Files
Post: Re: Making Some Handles for Hand Saw Files

Understood ... but, I'd like to be able to just unscrew a file from the handle and put in a new/fresh file. Could likely break an epoxy glue bond by forcefully wiggling the file, but that'd be a bit ...
Wdcrvr Woodworking Hand Tools 7 6,830 04-10-2016, 04:56 PM
  0 Thread: Making Some Handles for Hand Saw Files
Post: Making Some Handles for Hand Saw Files

Have a lathe so I plan on turning some small handles for 4", 5", 6", and 7" hand saw files. The following site (Self Threading Insert (http://www.vintagesaws.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&...
Wdcrvr Woodworking Hand Tools 7 6,830 04-10-2016, 04:06 PM
  0 Thread: Your thoughts on the LN honing guide?
Post: Re: Your thoughts on the LN honing guide?

Mike,[br][br]I like the new LN positive edge registration for LN-type bevel edge chisels. However, looks like my old Stanley 750 bevel edge chisels won't properly register in the new LN honing guide ...
Wdcrvr Woodworking Hand Tools 5 4,888 03-14-2016, 03:24 PM
  0 Thread: Basic woodcarving books and patterns
Post: Re: Basic woodcarving books and patterns

I have bought a number of carving books over the years, but have found them not so helpful in improving my carving skills and techniques. Most carving books spend a lot of pages on the tools themselv...
Wdcrvr Woodworking 2 3,893 03-12-2016, 06:29 PM
  0 Thread: Couple of Bench Hooks
Post: Re: Couple of Bench Hooks

[blockquote]Daniel S said:[hr][br] [br]How deep are they? [br][br][hr][/blockquote] [br] [br]Eight inches. Here's what I used for a pattern ... http://www.popularwoodworking.com/wp-content/uploads/2...
Wdcrvr Woodworking Hand Tools 4 4,394 01-06-2016, 11:11 AM
  0 Thread: Couple of Bench Hooks
Post: Couple of Bench Hooks

First project of 2016 ... made a couple of simple bench hooks. Used 3/4 inch oak. Finished with BLO. Bottoms same as top view ... flip them 180* and get same saw cutting guide. Will add miter saw ...
Wdcrvr Woodworking Hand Tools 4 4,394 01-05-2016, 03:10 PM
  0 Thread: JDS filter bags
Post: Re: JDS filter bags

I got a Wynn filters 2-pack for my JDS 750 air cleaner 2 years ago, P/N 122412VB ... http://wynnenv.com/products-page/ambient-filter-pricing/ (http://wynnenv.com/products-page/ambient-filter-pricing/)...
Wdcrvr Woodworking Power Tools 3 1,945 08-07-2015, 11:01 AM

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